Our Staff

About Us

Renee Young, APRN, AGACNP

Renee is a board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of nursing experience in various areas including the cardiac cath lab, emergency department, critical care, and hospital emergency response teams. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing at the University of South Florida, then returned for her Master's of Science in Nursing in Adult - Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She can be found in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Lloyd Uplinger, LPN

After 20 years of LPN experience in various settings, Lloyd joined Dr. Sai and the Tampa Bay Vascular Center three years ago, and is the main resource for the non-clinical aspects of care for the patients undergoing procedures at the Vascular Center, ensuring patient authorizations and approvals are coordinated quickly and correctly. 

Limary Santiago

Limary performs both medical assisting duties as well as obtaining authorizations for our patient's office visits and procedures. She is fluent in both English and Spanish and provides translation services as needed.

Allis Dellafield, RN

Allis is the primary contact for our research program and the various clinical trials that Dr. Sai Sadanandan participates in. She is a Registered Nurse with many years of clinical and research experience.

Isabel Suarez, MA

Isabel is the friendly face you may find answering questions when you call, scheduling your appointments, or checking you in at your visits. Patients always enjoy their interactions with Isabel, and she speaks fluent Spanish, providing important translation services for our Spanish-speaking patients.

Serina Sherman, MA

Serina graduated from Ultimate Medical Academy in 2016 with her Medical Assistant Certification and has been working in the medical field ever since. She was raised here in Tampa and enjoys spending time with her family, including her twin girls.